personality trait

Arrogant bosses equated with poor performance


July 26th, 2012 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 26 (IANS) Arrogant bosses are typically poor performers who can drain the bottom line by slighting subordinates to mask their own insecurities and creating organisational dysfunction.A new measure ... Read more...

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Mulayam remains mum as Samajwadi Party keeps everyone guessing


June 15th, 2012 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 15 (IANS) Samajwadi Party (SP) leaders Friday spoke in different voices on the party's crucial role in the July 19 presidential poll, leaving both the United Progressive ... Read more...

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More is less when it falls below expectation


June 10th, 2012 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 10 (IANS) Getting more money may not make you happier, especially if you are a neurotic, as a salary hike may be viewed as a failure if it ... Read more...

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New genetic links to impulsive behaviour found


November 17th, 2011 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 17 (IANS) Being impulsive can explain many things -- why we utter things we regret, buy items that we can do without or even develop dangerous addictions. Indeed, ... Read more...

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Curiosity helps students perform well at school


October 30th, 2011 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 30 (IANS) Curiosity may have killed the cat, but for students, it seems to be as important as intelligence in determining how well they perform at school.So psychological ... Read more...

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One lazy worker drags whole team down


June 28th, 2011 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 28 (IANS) Just having a single lazy person at work can drag down a high performing team.Benjamin Walker, doctoral student at the Australian School of Business (ASB), is ... Read more...

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Thinking past is past could make you happier


May 3rd, 2011 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 3 (IANS) You may not be able to change your personality, but you could change your approach to time - to be a happier person. After, all getting ... Read more...

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Thinking of positives from your past will keep you happier!


May 3rd, 2011 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 3 (ANI): A new study has suggested that people who look at the past through rose-tinted glasses are happier than those who focus on negative past experiences and regrets.The study ... Read more...

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Women judge Mr Right by his shopping basket


August 12th, 2010 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS) A decent shopping trolley filled with red wine, fruits and vegetables can be the lucky charm for a man who wishes to find a partner at his neighbourhood ... Read more...

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Personality influences political preferences


June 10th, 2010 - 12:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 10 (ANI): A new research from the University of Toronto suggests that there is a strong relationship between a voter's politics and his personality.In the study, researchers have shown ... Read more...

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Today’s college goers ‘less empathetic’


May 29th, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 29 (ANI): College students of the 1980s and '90s were more empathetic than present day counterparts, a new study claims.A University of Michigan study saw an analysis of data on ... Read more...

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Sensitive persons’ cognitive responses not influenced by culture


May 9th, 2010 - 12:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 9 (ANI): Highly sensitive individuals have cognitive responses that appear to not be influenced by culture at all, researchers have found.The finding by Dr. Arthur Aron, Professor of Psychology at ... Read more...

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How the brains of introverts process the world around them


April 11th, 2010 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 11 (ANI): Introverts may actually process their world differently than others, leading to differences in how they respond to stimuli, say researchers.About twenty percent of people are born with this ... Read more...

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Cigarette ads can fuel teens’ smoking desires


March 3rd, 2010 - 6:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 3 (ANI): A new study has revealed that the more teenagers see cigarette ads, the greater they are at risk of taking that first puff.According to the study, the particular ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Can brain activity alter our spiritual perceptions?


February 11th, 2010 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 11 (IANS) Scientists are trying to establish a direct link between brain activity and spirituality, which may even lead to new strategies for treating some forms of mental illness. "Neuro-imaging ... Read more...

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Independence can foster passion for hobbies among kids


February 4th, 2010 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 4 (ANI): A new study has shown that kids and young adults are more likely to pursue sports, music or other pastimes when given an opportunity to nurture their own ... Read more...

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Freedom can foster passion for hobbies among kids


February 4th, 2010 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Feb 4 (IANS) Children and young adults are more likely to pursue sports, music or other pastimes when given an opportunity to nurture their own passion. Parental control can predict whether ... Read more...

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Brain dopamine likely to drive hunger for stimulation


February 3rd, 2010 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 3 (IANS) Our need for stimulation and dopamine's action upon the brain are connected, which explains why people who constantly crave stimulation are in danger of addictive behaviour such as ... Read more...

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Men ‘more predictable than women’


November 18th, 2009 - 3:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 18 (ANI): Men have more pronounced personalities than women, according to a new study.Whether it is being loud or quiet, males are more likely to find their defining characteristics ... Read more...

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Personality trait a factor in weight loss: Study


September 25th, 2009 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 25 (IANS) Can personality trait be a factor in weight loss? A new study says yes. Stating an example, the study says being too optimistic could derail weight loss efforts.Hitomi Saito ... Read more...

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Your personality may affect your ability to withstand inflammatory diseases


June 18th, 2009 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 18 (ANI): A new study suggests that the personality of a person affects his/her ability to withstand stress-related inflammatory diseases.Led by researchers at the University of Rochester Medical Center, the ... Read more...

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Perfectionism may make one prone to binge eating


April 19th, 2009 - 10:41 am ICT by ANI
Washington, April 19 (ANI): A Dalhousie University psychologist warns that perfectionism is not a healthy approach to life's challenges, explaining why individuals with a high degree of perfectionism are often setting themselves ... Read more...

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I promise that I will be back with a big bang - Gauhar Khan


April 12th, 2009 - 7:37 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
By Anil MeraniGauhar Khan the latest evictee from Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 3 talks about her problems with earlier choreographer Hanif Hilal and what went wrong in the Rumba round.What went wrong? Nothing ... Read more...

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Dog owners really do look like their pet pooches


April 3rd, 2009 - 12:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 3 (ANI): Just by looking at your neighbour's appearance you can make out what type of a pet pooch does she or he owns, say researchers, who claim that animal ... Read more...

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Risky behaviour linked to unresponsive brain reward circuitry


December 30th, 2008 - 4:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 30 (ANI): In a new study, scientists have found that risk takers pursue a life of danger and thrills in a bid to stimulate their minds which are less ... Read more...

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Waiting for results more stressful than knowing youve failed


November 21st, 2008 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 21 (ANI): Individuals often face uncertainty in their daily life, however, the ambiguity can sometimes be more stressful than clear negative feedback for some people, says a new study.The ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Obese women more impulsive than others


November 11th, 2008 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 11 (IANS) Obese women tend to be more impulsive than their normal weight counterparts, according to a study.University of Alabama, Birmingham (UAB) researchers tested how obese and normal-weight men, women ... Read more...

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Obese women more impulsive than normal-weight counterparts


November 11th, 2008 - 12:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 11 (ANI): A new study by researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) Department of Psychology has revealed that obese women display significantly weaker impulse control than ... Read more...

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Asthma associated with higher suicidal thoughts with attempts


May 13th, 2008 - 4:21 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 13 (ANI): Suicid al behaviour is a grim personality trait that reflects self-destructive mental condition. According to a report published this month in Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, ... Read more...

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Extremely shy? Scientists tell you why


March 28th, 2008 - 11:39 am ICT by admin
Washington, March 28 (IANS) Anxiety disorder - an extreme case of shyness - starts early in life and can cause depression and substance abuse in adulthood, according to a new study. People ... Read more...

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Todays youth no more narcissistic than previous generations


January 18th, 2008 - 4:43 pm ICT by admin
Washington, January 18 (ANI): All those who think that narcissism has dramatically increased in youngsters these days as compared to the youth of previous generations need to think again, for a new ... Read more...

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